About This Class
This course is a general survey of the Federal Rules of Evidence, with a special emphasis on the practical application of the rules during the litigation process. Specific topics will include a detailed consideration of hearsay and its exceptions, relevancy, character evidence, authentication, direct and cross examination, impeachment, expert testimony and privileges. The course includes a lab component where students will work with specific evidentiary problems in a small-group setting.
Method of evaluation: Final in class exam